HIVE Directory: Support For Mental Health

Adult SEN/D Drama Workshops

An update from New Theatre Royal on COVID-19

New Theatre Royal has been in the heart of Portsmouth for over 160 years, proudly serving the people of the city and our surrounding communities. Now our much-loved venue is temporarily closed as we play our part in preventing the spread of Coronavirus.

Here at Uncommon Sense Theatre, we have been co-leading Drama workshops for adults with additional needs, such as neurodiversity and sensory impairments.

United Kingdom
02392 649000

All Call Signs

COVID-19 Update:

We are still offering a full service with no reductions, our online caseworkers are still active and we have just hired four more to meet demand, we have upscaled our listener service to 700 listeners to meet the extra demand we have seen to covid, All of our online counselling has continued, we have also seen a 200% increase in demand since the begging of the pandemic.

The All Call Signs service uses technology and the power of community to improve the mental health of service men, women and veterans

0330 320 1185

Alzheimers - Keeping Active Dementia

Thank you for contacting Alzheimer’s Society, following government guidance our local office is currently closed.

Our staff are working from home and messages sent to this mail box will be accessed on a daily basis from Monday to Friday and will respond as soon as possible.

If you require urgent support please contact the Dementia Connect Helpline Tel: 0333 150 3456

Advice and tips for keeping active and involved after a diagnosis of dementia.

23 Queen Street
United Kingdom
02392 892035

CAMHS(Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

COVID-19 Update: Open as usual adhering to the latest government COVID-19 Advice

Please click this link for up to date COVID-19 Information:

CAMHS is a mental Health service for 5-18 year old young people suffering with acute, chronic and severe mental health problems.

Locksway Road
United Kingdom
0300 123 6632

Caritas Portsmouth

The Caritas is run together with the North End Baptist Church, delivering social action, homeless and mental health support.

Bishop Crispin Way
United Kingdom
02392 825430

Fare Share Southern Central

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal offering food parcels. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

FareShare Southern Central provides good quality food to charities and community organisations in Hampshire.  They work closely with the food and drink industry to ensure that no good food goes to waste.

Brunel Road, Nutwood Way
Calmore Industrial Estate
United Kingdom
SO40 3WX
02382 358585

Good Mental Health Cooperative

COVID-19 Update: Internet and/or Telephone Based

The Good Mental Health Cooperative is a social enterprise which aims to challenge stigma and exclusion, and make the best possible use of community potential to educate, support and promote good mental health.

63 - 68 St Thomas Street
United Kingdom
02393 106042

Horizon Angling Club for the Disabled

Please see website for latest COVID-19 Information:

Horizon Angling Club for the Disabled is a Registered Charity that is involved in many aspects of fishing for the disabled angler and able bodied angler alike, in addition the club is also involved in many aspects of Coarse fishing, Fly fishing and Sea angling.

United Kingdom
02392 454739


Kooth is a free online counselling and emotional well-being support service providing young people aged 11-18 years (up to 19th birthday) in Portsmouth with a safe and secure means of accessing support with their emotional health and wellbeing needs from a professional team of qualified counsellors.

• A free, confidential, anonymous and safe way to receive support online.
• Out of hours’ availability. Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop in basis.
• Online counselling from a professional team of BACP qualified counsellors is available via 1-1 chat sessions or messaging on a drop in basis or via booked sessions.
• Discussion boards which are all pre-moderated allow young people to access peer to peer support.
• Online magazine full of moderated articles many of which are submitted by young people offering advice and guidance on a huge range of topics.
• No referral is required. Young people can register for kooth independently at

0203 984 9337

Life ‘n’ Chimes

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, contact organisation to see when activities will start again. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

Pompey in the Community’s ‘Life n Chimes’ project focuses on helping those who suffer from – or are at risk of developing – dementia and also, importantly, the carers.

United Kingdom
02392 728899